Description: Gateway Lodge, Gates and Associated Railings at South Entrance to Brogyntyn Park
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255560
OS Grid Reference: SJ2837230147
OS Grid Coordinates: 328372, 330147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8640, -3.0654
SJ 2830-2930 OSWESTRY C.P. MOUNT ROAD (north-east side)
11/87 Gateway lodge, gates
10.9.51 railings at south
entrance to Brogyntyn
Park (formerly listed
as Brogyntyn Park Lodge)
Gateway lodge, gates and associated railings. 1815 by Benjamin Gummow.
Sandstone ashlar and ashlar-faced red brick. Large round-headed Triumphal
archway flanked by lower square projections (former lodge-keeper's
accomodation) with wrought-iron railings on low quadrant walls, terminating
in subsidiary entrances to left and right; Greek Revival style.
Moulded round arch to gateway has scrolled keystone and moulded entablature
with dentilled cornice; further moulded cornices at impost level
supported on couple Ionic columns; flanking projections also have
moulded cornices and string courses, round-arched recesses to front
and rear formerly with sash windows but now infilled; access to
projections through 6-panel doors in round-arched side recesses beneath
archway. Ornamental wrought-iron gates to centre have 2 tiers of
spear-shaped finials and urn-capped standards, motifs also used on
the railings to left and right (left now missing); subsidiary entrances
to left and right have plain moulded entablatures and wrought-iron
gates. Spur stones and paving beneath main arch. Brogyntyn Hall is
not included in this list. B.O.E. pp. 84-5; Tim Mowl and Brian Earnshaw,
Trumpet at a Distant Gate (1985) p. IX.
Listing NGR: SJ2837230147
Source: English Heritage
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